N.B. reviews 5 new COVID-19 instances, third loss of life from virus

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N.B. reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, 3rd death from virus


New Brunswick well being officers report 5 new instances of the coronavirus on Sunday and say 104 instances of the virus stay lively within the province.

Public Well being says it is usually reporting the province’s third loss of life associated to COVID-19. A person of their 60s died on Sunday within the Moncton area from underlying well being circumstances.

“I’m deeply saddened to be taught there was one other loss of life in our province associated to COVID-19,” stated Premier Blaine Higgs in a information launch. “I lengthen my ideas and prayers to the household and buddies of this particular person, and to everybody in our province who has been impacted by the latest outbreaks.”

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Final week, an outbreak was declared at a Moncton special-care house, Manoir Notre-Dame.

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On Tuesday, Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of well being, declared a second outbreak at Manoir Du Sagesse in Campbellton, N.B.

Each the Moncton and Campbellton zones stay within the orange degree of New Brunswick’s COVID-19 restoration plan.

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Three of the brand new instances reported Sunday have been detected within the Campbellton area, and two within the Moncton area.  The instances are all linked to earlier instances, the province stated.

To this point, New Brunswick has confirmed 310 instances of COVID-19 within the province and has accomplished 92,060 assessments for the virus.

There have been 203 recoveries from the virus and three COVID-19-related deaths within the province.

Potential publicity discover

Provincial authorities are additionally warning of a possible publicity to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight.

Public Well being says flight AC8954 departed Toronto for Fredericton on Oct. 8.

Those that have been passengers on this flight are suggested to self-monitor for signs of COVID-19 that will take as much as and together with 14 days to develop.

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